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Francis, the peace pope

Francis’ anti-war rhetoric is quickly earning him a unique place in papal history.

Perils and politics of inaugural prayers

Justin Sullivan GETTY IMAGES U.S. President Barack Obama (L) and U.S. Vice President Joe Biden (R) listen as Rev. Luis … Continued

Keeping the faith: 2012 in gay rights victories

AFP/GETTY IMAGES In May, President Obama became the first U.S. president to say publicly he was in favor of same-sex … Continued

Wisdoms for Obama on Diwali

AFP/GETTY IMAGES An Indian Sikh devotee lights oil lamps at the Golden Temple in Amritsar on Nov. 13, 2012, on … Continued

Compassion in chief: Why Obama won

AP President Barack Obama pauses as he speaks at the election night party on Nov. 7, 2012, in Chicago. Obama … Continued

Colo. bishop to Biden: No Communion

“It’s clear to me that the Code of Canon Law, Canon 915, says that a Catholic politician who publicly espouses … Continued

Ryan: ‘I don’t see how a person can separate their public life from their private life or from their faith’

“I don’t see how a person can separate their public life from their private life or from their faith. Our … Continued

Biden: ‘My religion defines who I am’

“My religion defines who I am, and I’ve been a practicing Catholic my whole life. […] With regard to abortion, … Continued

Catholicism, American style

AP This combo made from file photos shows Vice President Joe Biden, left, and Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan. … Continued

Koran upstages Bible in debate

REUTERS Vice President Joe Biden listens as Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan speaks during the vice-presidential debate on Oct. … Continued

‘Please Talk Personally About This’: Abortion at the vice-presidential debate

REUTERS Vice President Joe Biden listens as Congressman Paul Ryan speaks during the vice presidential debate in Danville, Ky. Moderator … Continued

Women get a shot: Martha Raddatz rules the vice-presidential debate

MICHAEL REYNOLDS / POOL EPA Vice President Joe Biden gestures toward Congressman Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) as moderator Martha Raddatz listens … Continued

Biden, Ryan talk abortion, Catholic social teaching in debate

AP Vice President Joe Biden and Republican vice presidential nominee Rep. Paul Ryan after their debate on Oct. 11, 2012. … Continued

The presidential debates: Religion? Anyone?

Marvin Joseph/The Post and Melina Mara/The Post President Barack attends a campaign event at Bowling Green State University in Bowling … Continued

Democrats’ altar call in Charlotte

Charlie Neibergall AP President Obama addresses the delegates in Charlotte on Sept. 6. After more than 30 years of teaching … Continued

Metropolitan Nicholas: ‘Grant to all here a deep and abiding respect for the task at hand’

His Eminence Metropolitan Nicholas, bishop of the Greek Orthodox Diocese of Detroit, delivered the invocation at the opening of the … Continued

Pluralism and prejudice: How conflicts over religious pluralism reveal America’s new ‘Sacred Ground’

The only Protestant running for president in 2012 is President Obama, an American of both a racially and a religiously … Continued

Pastors: Battle to oppose Prince George’s County casinos isn’t over

Jonathan Newton WASHINGTON POST Gov. Martin O’Malley signs the legislation to expand gaming in Maryland along with Senator Robert Garagiola, … Continued

Joe Biden: ‘Absolutely comfortable’ with gay marriage

“I am absolutely comfortable with the fact that men marrying men, women marrying women and heterosexual men and women marrying … Continued

Jewish newspaper edits Hillary Clinton out of ‘Situation Room’ photo

HO REUTERS U.S. President Barack Obama (2nd L) and Vice President Joe Biden (L), along with members of the national … Continued